aden + anais Daydream Blanket

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Oftentimes I find myself missing the sweet baby days, especially when I come across the saved clothes from when my girls were infants. The smell, the snuggle and the softness of those little clothes, tiny socks and comforting baby blankets.  For many parents, aden + anais is one brand that will always represent those days with newborns. It's this company that brought muslin wraps for swaddling, to homes in 63 … [Read more...]

Sofia The First: The Floating Palace

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Do YOU believe in mermaids? My girls sure do! At age 5 they both have a strong fascination with mermaids, collecting all that they can that is 'mermaid'. Even though they has already seen this one {see? mermaid fans to the core}, the girls were still thrilled to receive a copy of Sofia The First: The Floating Palace for review.  This is especially true for my little Sophia {recall that she truly believes … [Read more...]

Yoshi’s New Island for Nintendo 3DS

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There are some things that bring me back to my own childhood and Yoshi is one of them. I still vividly recall renting a game as a child and running home, so eager to play. Nintendo of Canada sent my girls the new Yoshi's New Island for Nintendo 3DS and that feeling of nostalgia came flooding back. I smiled as they got so excited to dive into this new game featuring the beloved dino.   While the game … [Read more...]

Green Tea Yuzu Fragrance by Elizabeth Arden

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Don't you just love how refreshing Spring is? I'm very much looking forward to lighter meals, less bulky clothing and footwear - and a new fragrance to suit! Just released is the new spring fragrance for women, Green Tea Yuzu Fragrance by Elizabeth Arden.  Green Tea Yuzu is the newest addition to the Elizabeth Arden Green Tea family of fragrances. Instead of the usual green tea blends with florals, it's … [Read more...]

Disney’s The Pirate Fairy Review and Activity Sheets

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Fairies, friendship, adventure and saving the pixie dust - it's a new story for Tinker Bell and friends in Disney's The Pirate Fairy! You really should have heard the screams of joy when I showed my girls that The Pirate Fairy arrived in the mail for them to review. They had been waiting and waiting {most impatiently} to see this film after first seeing the previews. Being huge fans of the other Tinker Bell movies … [Read more...]

Saving Mr. Banks

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I've always loved Disney. As a kid the films took me to places beyond my imagination. Then, as an adult, I visited Disney Parks for the first time ever. This fascination with all things Disney grew with that first and subsequent visit. Who was Walt Disney? How did the company start? The curious side of me dived into everything I could learn regarding the Disney family and their history. Websites, journals, stories … [Read more...]

Fresh Clean Clothes are a Breeze this Spring

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You guys!! It's Spring!! Ok, so rejoice when looking at the calendar, yet out my front window? Not so much. Yes, it's still cold and yes, it's still snowing. BUT, it can't last long, right? It's this fact that makes me so deliriously happy, instead of months of cold we have maybe weeks. I'll take it! It’s almost time to fold up the snow pants, tuck away the winter coat and box the mittens and hats. All this clutter … [Read more...]

OPI Muppets Most Wanted Collection #giveaway

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Inspired by Disney’s New Film released this month, is the new {and limited} OPI Muppets Most Wanted Collection of nail lacquers. It's 8 new shades of show-stopping colour, just in time for Spring! “The Muppets are a fun-loving, colorful cast of characters. These eight new nail lacquers were inspired by their latest adventures in Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, which include a glamorous international stage … [Read more...]

Disney’s Frozen Blu-ray Combo Pack

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Unless you literally live under a rock, with no media whatsoever - you'll know that Disney's Frozen is now out for purchase in stores. It was an event which my girls lived for. Since seeing the movie in theatres, it's all they talk about. Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Frozen - rinse and repeat. These girls are 100% obsessed with this film. Rightfully so, since Frozen is huge news. Breaking records, winning award and taking over … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy While Traveling

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March Break is a day away for us Albertans, and I couldn't be more excited! Don't get me wrong, I'm sure that near weeks end I'll be counting the hours until school is back in, but the possibilities right now leave me very excited. We don't have huge plans for our official March break, we always stay closer to home and travel on alternate less busier times of the Spring. For instance, last weekend we went on a … [Read more...]